Supreme Court appeal planned in Miccosukee Tribe casino case (July 10, 2012)

The family of a non-Indian woman who was allegedly over-served alcohol at the casino owned by the Micosukee Tribe plans an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Tatiana Furry was reportedly drinking heavily at the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming before...

Cherokee Nation expects to open new gaming facility in the fall (July 10, 2012)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma plans to open a new gaming facility this fall. The Cherokee Casino in Ramona only opened in 2010 but it's done better than expected. So the tribe is building a bigger, 31,000 square-foot facility and...

It's tribe against tribe for some off-reservation gaming projects (July 10, 2012)

States and non-Indians have been behind two big land-into-trust disputes -- Salazar v. Patchak and Carcieri v. Salazar -- but tribes are also fighting one another in the off-reservation gaming battle. In Washington, the Spokane Tribe wants to open a...

Gaming accounts for most of Chickasaw Nation economic reach (July 10, 2012)

The Chickasaw Nation contributes more than $2.4 billion to the economy in Oklahoma, according to a new study, with gaming largely behind the tribe's success. The Chickasaws own 17 gaming facilities, more than any other tribe in the state and...

Opinion: Eastern Cherokee gaming seen as an economic engine (July 10, 2012)

"Farmers are decidedly independent-minded and frugal, as you can observe in a Grant Wood oil painting of note. However, the very opposite of those character traits would be for farmers to meekly accept economic rescue – and from attractions luring...

Communities going without casino revenue from Seneca Nation (July 10, 2012)

The Seneca Nation began withholding gaming revenues from the state of New York about three years ago and it looks like the dispute won't be ending any time soon. The Class III gaming compact promises regional exclusivity in exchange for...